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|2 weeks 5 days ago||Deja Vu?||
I'm feeling exactly like I did before attending the 1969 game.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Perspective, Please||
As a season ticket holder since my freshman year in 1964 it seems to me that too many people are taking the whole sports culture far too seriously.
As we go around the table on Thanksgiving has anyone ever heard another say "I'm thankful that Michigan won __ games this year and is probably going to the ____ Bowl?" I didn't think so.
In 1969 after that huge win over Ohio Bo suffered a heart attack on the eve of the Rose Bowl. No true Michigan fan really cared whether we won or lost that game against USC--our thoughts and prayers were with Coach and his family.
Let's focus on those things that are truly important this week. You'd be surprised how much that lowers your stress level.
|3 weeks 18 hours ago||1973||
1973 says it all. I had to watch them tear down the banner.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Exponentially||
Since 1964? You bet.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Will Probably Renew||
My audiologist has three kids in college and hopes I renew my season tickets.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Those were the days||
1:00 kickoffs, TV time outs only at a couple of games a year--and an offensive line made up mostly of 5th year seniors.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Season Ticket Holder Since 1964||
The '69 game against Ohio remains among my top 5 victories and I'll be there again for IU on Saturday. Age might not bring wisdom but it does offer perspective. I've learned to acccept the good with the bad and not fret too much about those things which I can't control--like who's coaching the team and the play calling. Enjoy it for what it is and try not to internalize sports.
Life is simpler that way.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||It was a compliment||
They should be honored that we consider them members in good standing of the Irish Society of Poultry Fanciers. They have a noble Mission Statement:
"The object of the Irish Society of Poultry Fanciers is to encourage and promote the preservation, improvement and protection of all breeds of poultry and waterfowl in keeping with breed standards, through advice and education in the use of good genuine poultry practices and disease control."
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Drum Cadence||
It's an amplified live drum cadence right up until the snap and I found it very annoying after a while. They even did it when we had the ball. I'm surprised it's allowed after a team breaks the huddle. "Adds excitement" I guess. If it didn't rattle CMU it sure isn't going to affect ND.
I miss the old days when the crowd noise forced Ohio to take repeated time outs!
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Actually, No||
Alumni not only paid full price (in addition to their "donation") but were there to watch the students arrive and wonder why so many of them were leaving early.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Ouch!||
Apologies if this has already been noted, but I just read that CMU's big tailback (and best offensive player) broke his ankle on the 3rd down play after Gardner's early interception at the 6 and their starting QB broke his collarbone shortly thereafter in the 1st Q.
Big price to pay for a big paycheck.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||Just call me old||
Been a football season ticket holder since my freshman year in 1964. Do the math.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||Finally!||
A post on this board about something older than me!
|21 weeks 16 hours ago||One Small Correction||
As one who watched all of his home games from Section 4 (think Indiana 1979--catch was right in front of us) I can tell you that the crowd's "anticipative stirring" didn't just begin when AC touched the ball--it began as soon as he lined up wide on offense or waited for the punt or kickoff to fall into his waiting arms. You just knew every time that you were probably going to see something special.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Never Leave Early||
I made the mistake of leaving that game at halftime because the weather was miserable. Johnson went wild in the second half and I missed seeing it live although the game was televised and I watched it at a friend's apartment. With rare exceptions, I have always stayed until the final gun since then--win or lose.
Sadly, Johnson has Alzheimer's and last I knew was living in a care facility in New Jersey. Truly one of Michigan's leaders and best.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||Dave Strack||
I may the the only one here who has watched them all and my vote goes to Dave Strack. He lifted the progam up out of nowhere and left a legacy that shines brightly today.
|23 weeks 23 hours ago||Losing is everything||
I hope we lose that game every time.
|23 weeks 1 day ago||Been there; done that||
I met Cazzie on campus in 1964 my freshman year. Gosh, that must make him pretty old by now.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||Guilty||
|32 weeks 4 days ago||Too Many to Count||
I've had season tickets since I was a freshman in 1964 and have probably missed only 5-6 games since then. AC's catch in 1979 was made right in front of us in Section 4. Have attended away games in South Bend, Evanston, Bloomington and, sorry to admit, most recently in Jacksonville.
|36 weeks 1 day ago||Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious||
"You know, you can say it backwards, which is 'dociousaliexpilisticfragicalirupes', but that's going a bit too far, don't you think?"--Mary Poppins
Go Blue! or Eulb Og!
|40 weeks 5 days ago||Fishbowl||
The Fishbowl connecting Angell and Mason Halls was there in the 60's--long before any computer lab. "Meet you at the Fishbowl" was often heard on central campus.
|41 weeks 15 hours ago||Super News.||
Exactly what we need to continue the momentum.
|41 weeks 1 day ago||Simple||
Act like you've been there before. Under no circumstances burn a couch in the employee lounge.
|45 weeks 3 days ago||Old?||
I was there also but was too old to rush the field then. I guess that makes me real old today. I wonder if his kid is called "Wangs?"
|46 weeks 2 days ago||G-Force||
Can't wait to see the G-Force (Gardner and Green) in the backfield together. That's a linebacker's nightmare for sure.
|47 weeks 5 days ago||Only a 9||
He over rotated and had to reach back.
|49 weeks 3 days ago||Down Under||
He should be dancing with that Australian hurdler. Anyone care to post her warm up video for comparison?
|51 weeks 5 days ago||No||
Stay off my green lawn!
|51 weeks 6 days ago||Great Photo||
The photo accompanying the article says it all. So nice to see a six year old smiling after the events of the last few days. Ironic that her name is Faith.
I've always been proud to be a Michigan Wolverine, but stories like this make me even prouder. This young man will succeed in whatever he chooses to do with his life.
Use an unstrung racket for that big match, Patrick. She deserves to win.